How to Hip Adductor Machine

About the Hip Adductor Machine

The hip adductor muscles are located around the groin region and are responsible for bringing the thigh inward towards the midline of the body. Strengthening of the hip adductors (as well as the abductors) is paramount for a healthy hip joint, which is especially important for athletes and sportspeople which may suffer from imbalances.

How to perform

Preparation

  1. Set the pin to the correct resistance on the weight stack and adjust the pads if necessary
  2. Sit on the seat and place feet on foot holders (machines will vary)
  3. Position thighs so they are pressed to the inside of the pads
  4. Release the lever

Execution

  1. Adduct the thighs to bring legs together, contracting the muscles of the groin
  2. Once your legs have been brought together, slowly reverse the movement to return to the starting position
  3. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions

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